YouTube Copyright Suit Picks Up Steam, Plaintiffs

Law360, New York (August 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Publishing groups and sports leagues—including the National Music Publishers' Association, the largest such organization in the United States—are lining up in support of the putative class action against YouTube and its parent Google Inc.

Investigative journalist Bob Tur, who says his footage of the 1992 Los Angeles riots was pirated on YouTube, is ditching the suit he filed in California in July 2006 and will join the Manhattan district's proposed class, too.

Also among the plaintiffs signing onto the New York suit are music producers X-Ray...
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